Technical Assistance to the National Authorizing Officer -
Governance, economic, social development
Period: 2005 - 2006
Amount: € 122.000
EU aid to Liberia remains primarily post humanitarian funded rehabilitation assistance. The first Liberia Rehabilitation Programme was approved in 1994, a second Liberia Rehabilitation Programme was approved in 1998. In July 2001, the Commission approved a third programme called the Reintegration Programme for Refugees and Displaced People for the amount of 25 MEURO. Implementation of this programme is ongoing and the programme duration was initially estimated at 24 months. The main components of this third programme are Health , Local Community Development, Water and Power. This third programme is directly managed by the Commission acting on behalf of the Government of Liberia.This assignment is a temporary measure designed to provide support to the Commission’s activities in Liberia in the field of financial and contractual management. The TA, based in Abidjan, operates under the authority of the Head of Delegation, acting on behalf of the National Authorising Officer of Liberia, in close cooperation with the Head of Finance/Contract Section. He ensures that the financial and contractual functions are performed in line with the overall EDF instructions and procedures.